Panic buy has hit the Dome market as people are fearsome as the government has restricted movements for 14 days as a directive to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country.
In the early hours of Saturday, the market was filled with a crowd of people who were in to shop for foodstuffs to sustain them for the next two weeks.
The president of the country, His Excellency Nana Akuffo Addo on Friday addressed the nation of his decision for a partial lockdown but individuals can still go to the market and do some shopping of foodstuffs and medicine.
Ghanaown.com Speaking to some of these purchasers, it was unveiled that, they didn’t understand what partial lockdown really means due to the accent and ‘big’ grammar of the president.
According to them, a lockdown is a lockdown. despite how partial it is. Also since the president has said everyone should stay at home if the person has no business outside. Again, it is very essential for them to get all their necessary foodstuffs now.
As people fight over foodstuffs such as tubers of yam and sacks of Gari others too are complaining of the massive price increment on foodstuffs as traders see this as an avenue to earn more.
President of Ghana Akufo-Addo announced partial lockdown of the Nation’s Capital and Parts of Ashanti Region.
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